New Delhi: The West Indies beat Sri Lanka (West Indies v Sri Lanka) by five wickets in Game 2 of the ODI three-game series. With the win, the West Indies took a 2-0 lead in this series. After winning this match, West Indies captain Kieron Pollard did a brave job.
The West Indies won the match
In the second game of the series against Sri Lanka, the West Indies recorded a superb victory by 5 wickets. After winning the draw in that match, the West Indies team invited Sri Lanka to bat. Sri Lanka achieved a score of 273 points losing 8 wickets in their 50 overs. In response, the West Indies team won the match by 5 wickets with two balls remaining.
Evin Lewis hit a century
Chasing 274 races from Sri Lanka, the West Indies team got off to a great start with forerunners Evin Lewis and Shai Hope. Louis scored a brilliant century of 103 points, while Hope also scored 84 points. The two shared a partnership of 192 for the first wicket. Apart from that, Nicholas Pooran gave the victory to his team by playing an unbeaten end of 35 points.
Pollard won the heart
West Indies captain Kieron Pollard won everyone’s hearts after the game. Pollard dedicated his uncle after winning this series. In fact, Pollard’s uncle Steven came before the game against Sri Lanka. Pollard said after the game: “We won the series. Every game is very important, we will try to win the series 3-0. Today is the most difficult day in cricket for me as a person. Because of who I play cricket with today, the same Uncle Steven died this morning. I dedicate this victory of the series to you.